Apply non-lethal unarmed self-defence techniques

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Assessment Tool
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Assessment Template
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Assessment Matrix
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Evidence Guide
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Competency Mapping Template
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Observation Checklist
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Self Assessment Survey
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Moodle Outcomes
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Registered Training Organisations
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Elements and Performance Criteria



Elements describe the essential outcomes

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element. Where bold italicised text is used, further information is detailed in the range of conditions section.

1. Assess the need to use NUSD techniques

1.1 Evaluate need to use NUSD techniques against use of force guidelines.

1.2 Assess person’s intentions based on risk assessment and identified opportunities.

1.3 Consider capacity to complete action effectively prior to commencement and assess alternative actions for viability.

1.4 Identify situations requiring assistance and request support.

2. Use NUSD techniques

2.1 Select NUSD techniques to ensure protection of self and efficient completion of movement.

2.2 Apply techniques in accordance with use of force guidelines.

2.3 Carry hand restraints in a secure, protected and accessible position for safe deployment.

2.4 Present and apply hand restraints using recognised techniques in accordance with use of force guidelines and legal requirements.

2.5 Compare sufficiency of response against identified opportunities constantly.

3. Contain the incident

3.1 Adjust response with changing circumstances in accordance with use of force guidelines and tactical options model.

3.2 Detain, handle and search people within the limits of legal requirements.

3.3 Provide care and protection to detainees.

3.4 Reassess situation to determine and request support requirements

4. Evaluate response

4.1 Evaluate and review effectiveness of response in a debrief.

4.2 Provide feedback to participants and supervisors based on accurate and constructive observations of incidents in order to optimise future performance.

4.3 Comply with systems, records and reporting procedures.

4.4 Identify and manage effects of stress using recognised stress management techniques.